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  1. Staff

    Gretchen Fitzgerald- Director Gretchen Fitzgerald is the Director of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of the Sierra Club Canada Foundation. Her work focuses on environmental impacts of mines, volunteer engagement, and climate change. Having grown up in norther ...

    2016-06-29 14:32

  2. Can’t We Just Say No?

    Gretchen Fitzgerald's blog Thirteen years ago, I was hired as a consultant to provide expert advice on the impacts of the Digby Quarry. The local community had become alarmed about the quarry when they heard about plans to build a marine terminal at ...

    2016-08-03 14:46

  3. Sierra Club Canada Foundation Asks People to Re-Imagine Halifax Harbour

    World Oceans Day, June 8, 2016 Halifax, NS – In honour of World Oceans Day, Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada Foundation with support from Halifax Water is launching a program to engage citizens in re-connecting with Halifax Harbour. Harbours are oft ...

    2016-08-16 13:29

  4. Mines and Quarries

    Mines and quarries can impact the environment in a variety of ways such as water contamination, diverting water systems, air emissions, and destroying habitat for wildlife. The way to reduce these impacts is through careful consultation, land-use planning ...

    2016-08-28 20:15

  5. Good News for Canada’s Environmental Assessment Law: No Cash Advance for Bilcon

    Federal Court of Canada rejects Bilcon’s application to stay proceedings, denying the Delaware company an early pay day The Sierra Club Canada Foundation and East Coast Environmental Law (ECELAW) and their legal council at EcoJustice are applauding the re ...

    2016-10-04 19:14

  6. Municipal Candidates promise HRM will look a lot greener according to Sierra Club survey

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016 [Halifax, NS] – With the municipal election looming in HRM, candidates for council and mayor are extolling the importance of trees in the city. A questionnaire distributed by Halifax Diverse, a program of the Sierra Club Canada F ...

    2016-10-11 08:49

  7. Atlantic Canada Programs Coordinator

    We are looking for an energetic and dedicated individual to coordinate programs and volunteers in the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club Canada Foundation. This is a three month position with an option to renew, depending on performance and outcomes. ...

    2016-10-25 14:01

  8. Volunteer!

    Volunteers are the heart of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation. As a grassroots organization, we have limited full-time staff and are unable to cover all of the issues facing Atlantic Canadians. It is our volunteers who pr ...

    2016-12-08 11:54

  9. Sierra Club Atlantic Volunteer Application Form

    November 16, 2010 Please copy and paste the form below and email, fax or mail it to our Halifax office: Sierra Club Canada- Atlantic Canada Chapter 1657 Barrington St., Suite 137 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A1 Tel.: 902-444-3113 Fax:: 902-444-3116 Email: at ...

    2016-12-08 11:59

  10. Become a Member

    One Earth, One Chance – Why not Make It Yours? The Atlantic Chapter is always ready to welcome new members!  It is clear that Canada and the world have reached a tipping point and that action is now more important than ever to protect the Earth and the sp ...

    2016-12-08 12:03